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Night landings : poems

Author: Walter McDonald
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McDonald, Walter.
Night landings.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1989
(OCoLC)597517151
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter McDonald
ISBN: 006055147X 9780060551476 006096331X 9780060963316
OCLC Number: 18378978
Description: 80 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Night landings --
Flying a perfect loop --
Ejecting from jets --
First solo in thunderstorms --
Hazards of flight --
Marriage --
The wild swans of Da Lat --
The last still days in a bunker --
The children of Saigon --
Building on hardscrabble --
Learning to live with nightmares --
After the rains of Saigon --
Coming home --
Splitting wood for winter --
Witching --
The mind is a hawk --
Fences --
Living on open plains --
The digs in Escondido --
Settling the plains --
Prairie dog fork of the Brazos --
Wildcatting --
Bluejays in summer --
Torching Grandfather's weed fields --
Things about to disappear --
What we did in the willows--
Owls and Uncle Bubba --
And her fans --
After a year in Korea --
Midnight near Pecos --
Honky-tonk blues --
Perpetual motion --
The songs we fought for --
Finding my father's hands in midlife --
First solo --
Nights on Lake Buchanan --
Manna International --
Sleeping with strangers --
All that aches and blesses --
Filing system --
Losing a boat on the Brazos --
The middle years.
Responsibility: by Walter McDonald.

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